Bentonite Uses in Piling Bentonite Slurry Preparation and Recycling. Description. Bentonite is a very fine grained clayey material having a high percentage of montmorillonite material. Bentonite clay is a mined product. Usually, two types are there Sodium based and Calcium based.
Bentonite is not just used in pile operation; it has numerous other applications in the field of Civil Engineering. But recently a new concept of polymer support fluids have emerged. These fluids are although more expansive than bentonite at initial cost but they can be disposed of easily by neutralizing in to the existing drains.
Behavior of Bentonite: Bentonite is a clay which principally contains montmorillonite. Though montmorillonite is the major fraction, there have a little portion of minerals like feldspar, quartz, volcanic glass, pyrite, gypsum and other organic matter. Bentonite form a gelling compound when it reacts with organic matter.
© Federation of Piling Specialists January 2006 3 1 THE USE OF BENTONITE SUPPORT FLUIDS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING Bentonite support fluids are widely used in civil engineering. One of their main uses is to support the sides of panel excavations for diaphragm walls. In
We have developed LGP series of bentonite grouting plant for bored piles. Bentonite grout plant is a combination of mixer, agitator and grout pump in one plant.It is designed with quality, productivity and easy operate in mind. The LGP series of bentonite grout plant for bored pile is also available in different tank